Mississippi Highway 53
|Maintained by MDOT|
|Length:||38.844 mi (62.513 km)|
|South end:||US 49 in Gulfport|
|I‑59 in Poplarville|
|North end:||MS 26 in Poplarville|
|Counties:||Pearl River, Hancock, Harrison|
Mississippi Highway 53 (MS 53) is a state highway in Mississippi. The highway runs approximately 40 miles (64 km) from Gulfport to Poplarville and is part of the Mississippi Highway System. It serves a total of 3 counties (Pearl River, Hancock and Harrison). The highway begins at the intersection of U.S. Highway 49 in Gulfport and ends at the intersection of Mississippi Highway 26 in Poplarville.
Locales on Route
From South to North
|Harrison||Gulfport||0.0||0.0||US 49 – Wiggins, Gulfport||Southern terminus|
|Hancock||21.2||34.1||MS 603 south – Kiln, Bay St. Louis|
|Pearl River||36.9||59.4||I‑59 – New Orleans, Hattiesburg||I-59 exit 27|
|Poplarville||38.9||62.6||MS 26 – Bogalusa, Wiggins||Northern terminus|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- "Mississippi Public Roads Selected Statistics" (PDF). Mississippi Department of Transportation. 2008. Retrieved 2010-06-03.
- Google Maps. Overview Map of Mississippi Highway 53 Distances Between Intersections (Map). http://maps.google.com.